Corona | Organizing your studies

General information (as of: 28.09.2020)

Information for first-year students

Beginning your studies   

Orientation events on campus for first semester students have been cancelled. 
You can find more information on developments about starting your studies, including tips and suggestions at: Beginning your studies!
If you have questions, please contact the Student counselling centre (

Organizing your studies

Please note the general information on Informationen zur Studienorganisation!
If you have questions, please contact the Student counselling centre (

Student Counselling via Phone / Skype

The Student Counselling Centre continues to offer students and prospective students the opportunity to ask questions about studying, choosing a course of study, changing subjects, or how to prepare for a successful start to your studies.

We can be reached by:

1. Telephone (+49 651 201 2805): for short questions and to schedule appointments from Mon - Thurs: 09:00 - 14:00. If you are not able to reach us immediately, we are likely with another student.  We thank you for your patience and ask that you try again later. 


2. Via Videochat: for more detailed consultations during our regular consultation hours (Mon-Thu 10:00 - 11:00 and 14:00 - 15:00) meet us in our virtual Space at Wonder. All you need is

  • a Computer/Laptop with camera and microphone turned on
  • no download required, works with a browser (Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge, won't work with Safari), please disable add and tracking blockers

After connecting with our account, an advisor will be available for a video or audio call.


Contacts and contact details

Do you have questions or concerns regarding the organisation of your studies?

Depending on the question, whether it is regarding administrative services or if it relates to your programme/course, then the contact person or advisor who is best placed to offer support will differ. On the page Advising Service - Beratungsangebote you will find an overview of the responsible offices for many topics relevant to your studies and examinations. Please review this page first.  

If you still not certain whom to contact, please contact the Info-Center of the Student Counselling Centre (ZSB) by email (zsbuni-trierde) or phone (0651 201 2805). They will be able to help you find the appropriate contact person.

Digital offers

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Information on PORTA

Due to the Corona Pandemic there are several changes in PORTA concerning the organisation of courses and lectures. Please note the information provided!